Archive for the budget Tag

Can You Afford to Be a Stay At Home Mom or Dad?

Let’s say you are seriously considering becoming a Stay at Home Mom (or Dad) after the birth of your first child.  Certainly, doing what’s best for your child is your top priority.  However, like nearly every other parent faced with this decision, your mind quickly shifts to finances. Can we afford it? It’s a question you will fearfully ponder for
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For Better, Or Worse, You Covetous Wench

Or perhaps more accurately defined as a trip to Target with my fiscally (militant) responsible Husband. It was raining.  The birding looked bleak.  We really did have a few errands and chores that we couldn’t justify postponing any longer especially given the weather.  So we packed up Mac and headed to that lovely hamlet of retail and sprawl know as
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Kettle Corn Damnit

So I have this adorable Husband who really likes to have everything “buttoned up.”  He’s for better and sometimes worse a details man.  He often eschews an article of clothing because of too many loose strings.  He notices every missed hair when I give him a hair cut.  He also notices every time I put on mascara, paint my toenails
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